December 2012 | Urban Book Editor LLC

15 Books all web designers should read! – Design Reviver

See on Scoop.it – Words on Books 15 Books all web designers should read! http://t.co/QFPmXEFf See on designreviver.com

Books on Bengali Immigrants, Rogue Police Officers and Homeless Youths

See on Scoop.it – Words on Books Books on Bengali immigrants in Harlem, rogue police officers and homeless youths. See on www.nytimes.com

Young-Adult Authors Are Creating a Steamy New Genre

See on Scoop.it – Writing and Editing “New adult” is emerging as a popular fiction genre as young-adult authors spice up their stories with some sex. See on www.nytimes.com

Film-Friendly Writing: Crafting a Story with Hollywood Appeal

See on Scoop.it – Writing and Editing Find out what it takes to craft a story that Hollywood will buy. Learn why concept and structure are critical components of storytelling. See on www.writingforward.com

What Dialogue Can Do for Your Stories–And What It Should Never Try to Do

See on Scoop.it – Writing and Editing Do you write dialogue? Did you know that many acquistions editors at publishing companies use dialogue as the “test” for whether a manuscript gets read?   Self-Editing for Fiction Writers, Renni Browne and Dave King tell the story of interviewing different editors in…

Writer career planning | You Are Here

See on Scoop.it – Writing and Editing Where are you in your career as a writer? You are here. See on www.indiesunlimited.com

Bilingual picture books? ¡Sí, por favor! – San Antonio Express

See on Scoop.it – Words on Books Bilingual picture books? ¡Sí, por favor! San Antonio Express Lilliana Gonzalez wants her daughters to be fluent in Spanish, and finds the Arte Kids series of board books a useful tool in learning basic concepts such as numbers, shapes and colors. Michelle Bishop‘s…

E-Book Price War Has Yet to Arrive

See on Scoop.it – Words on Books After a Justice Department investigation into e-book price-fixing, the cost of buying an e-book was supposed to plunge, but sales of e-readers and the content for them have stalled. See on www.nytimes.com

GWU student sending books to grieving CT children – Shelby Star

See on Scoop.it – Words on Books GWU student sending books to grieving CT children Shelby Star Jesse Roberts is collecting donations to send copies of his book to help children affected by the school shooting in Newtown, Conn. See on www.shelbystar.com

Northwest authors in the news – The Seattle Times

See on Scoop.it – Words on Books Northwest authors in the news The Seattle Times Two local authors wound up on New York Times book critic Janet Maslin’s “best books of 2012” list: Seattle’s Maria Semple for “Where’d You Go, Bernadette” and Olympia author Jim Lynch for “Truth Like… See…